Actinodaphne macrophylla (Blume) Nees, Syst. Laur. (1836)
Latin for 'long or large leaves'.
Actinodaphne maingayi Hook.f.
Jozoste macrophylla Kuntze
Jozoste maingayi Kuntze
Litsea macrophylla Blume
Mid-canopy tree up to 37 m tall and 90 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves in
whorls, simple, penni-veined, lower side hairy and whitish. Flowers ca. 6 mm
diameter, yellowish, placed in bundles. Fruits ca. 18 mm diameter, yellow-red,
fleshy drupes placed on enlarged disc-shaped flower base.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp, swamp, keranga and sub-montane forests up to 1400 m
altitude. In alluvial sites and along rivers, but also on hillsides and ridges with clay to sandy soils. In secondary forests usually
present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah,
Central-, South- and East-Kalimantan).